Downloads: 8,172 (1 review)
Dance becomes the language of rebellion for some bored high school students. Lead Youth Producer: Erica Eng TRT: 10:30 Screenings: San Francisco International Film Festival Hamptons International Film Festival (MA) Oakland International Festival Tower of Youth Festival (Sacramento, CA) Berkeley Film & Video Festival Salesforce Youth Media Festival (San Francisco, CA) Ojai Film Festival (CA) San Francisco Women's Film Festival Screenagers Film Festival (Berkeley, CA) Women of Color Film Festival ...
Keywords: dance; highschool; rebellion
Downloads: 5,370 (2 reviews)
|We Can't Keep Quiet - Muriel Goodman|
We Can't Keep Quiet exposes FCC laws and other trends that limit diversity of thought and expression on the airwaves. By: Muriel Goodman. TRT: 4 min 5 sec
Keywords: freedom of speech; censorship; first amendment
Downloads: 4,569 (9 reviews)
|Youth Sounds Highlights - Youth Sounds|
Highlights from Youth Sounds first year of programming.
Keywords: oakland; hip hop; Society: Education
Downloads: 4,413 (2 reviews)
|Help Me Please|
Music video featuring BUMP Records' hip-hop recording artists Simon T, Will Bracy, Tyne Taz, and Mr. Knowitall. Directors: Nathan Davis-Floyd & Ame Garrucho TRT 4:55 Screenings: Los Angeles Film Festival Bay Area Filmmakers Course (San Francisco State University) Access SF (San Francisco, CA)
Keywords: hiphop; music video
Downloads: 4,377 (1 review)
|The Effects of Gossip - Taylor Batty|
The Effects of Gossip takes a look at how gossip, although sometimes harmless, may at times produce devastating consequences. By: Taylor Batty. TRT: 5 min
|Love Birds - Jazmin Jones|
The story of Rose and James Jones.
|Slip of the Tongue|
Careful what you ask a stranger at the bus stop-you might just get an answer! A look at perceptions of beauty, ethnicity, and body image. Director: Karen Lum TRT: 4:05 Screenings: San Francisco International Film Festival Los Angeles Film Festival San Francisco International Asian-American Film Festival Hamptons International Film Festival Media That Matters (New York, NY) Slant: Asian-American Film Festival (Houston) Orinda Film Festival (CA) Women of Color Film Festival (Berkeley, CA) Project ...
Keywords: body image; ethnic; young women
|A Forgotten Memory - Seanne Kempis|
A grandmother loses her memory to dementia.
|The Unheard - Tania Cervantes|
The Unheard is about the struggles of immigrants who are living on Cesar Chavez street. By: Tania Cervantes. TRT: 6 min 3 sec
Downloads: 2,814 (4 reviews)
In an abandoned train station, a group of kids discover powers hidden inside an old trunk. Lead Youth Producer: Mandel Lum TRT: 10:00 Screenings: San Francisco International Film Festival Locomotion Film Festival (Salt Lake City, UT) KDOL TV (Oakland, CA) Access SF (San Francisco, CA) Awards: Best Experimental (Locomotion Film Festival)
Downloads: 2,716 (2 reviews)
|Thoughts and Interpretations: The Correct Perspective on African Americans - Andre Wilson|
Thoughts and Interpretations: The Correct Perspective on African Americans takes a look at certain individuals who counteract the stereotypes that many people hold about African Americans. By: Andre Wilson. TRT: 7 min 14 sec
Downloads: 2,715 (1 review)
|Behind Closed Doors - Kawana Yancey|
Behind Closed Doors describes the filmmakers' struggles and triumphs as a child in the foster care system. By: Kawana Yancey. TRT: 2 min 59 sec
|A Story of a Teen Mom - Maurita Ramirez|
A Story of a Teen Mom is about the struggles of a teen mother. By: Maurita Ramirez TRT: 4 min 31 sec
Keywords: teen; mom; teen pregnancy
|Miscommunication Between Parents and Teens - Sandra Wong|
Miscommunication Between Parents and Teens takes a look at conflicts that arise between parents and teenagers, giving insight into the perspectives of both the parents and the teens. By: Sandra Wong TRT: 5 min 25 sec
Keywords: parents; teens; misscommunication
|C: None of the Above|
In a world confined to "A" and "B," one man has the courage to "C" outside the box. Lead Youth Producers: Andrew Baxter & Daniel Downey TRT: 4:00 Screenings: San Francisco International Film Festival Screenagers Film Festival (Berkeley, CA) Locomotion Film Festival (Salt Lake City, UT) MHz Shortz Film Festival (Silver Spring, MD) Reel Teens Film Festival (New York, NY) Oakland International Film Festival Youth Film Festival (St...
Keywords: censorship; courage; individuality
|Street Violence - LaQuita D. Keele|
Street Violence explores how violence affects the community.
|Street Racing - Jay Yu|
Street Racing exposes the dangers of street racing by profiling teen racers. By: Jay Yu. TRT: 6 min 4 sec
Keywords: Street Racing, Teens, Danger
|Abuse - Conexiones|
PSA produced by migrant youth in the Conexiones program on child abuse.
Keywords: Youth; Health; Conexiones
|Block Violence - Michael Kinard|
Block Violence is about the seriousness of hood violence in the Bay Area. By: Michael Kinard, 2005. TRT: 2 min 35 sec
|My Family - Eli Purpura-Pontoniere|
My Family is about living in a large family. By: Eli Purpura-Pontoniere, TRT: 2 min 51 sec
Keywords: family; large family
|Protect What's Left - Matthew J. Salanoa|
Protect What's Left explores how the world is not as beautiful as it seems, and shows that if people continue to pollute, there won't be anything left for following generations. By: Matthew J. Salanoa. TRT: 2 min 43 sec
Keywords: environment; pollution
|Not A So-Called Perfect Life - Lesley Rodriguez|
Not A So-Called Perfect Life shows how communication can heal the wounds of growing up with an alcoholic parent. By: Lesley Rodriguez TRT: 3 min 51 sec
An improv enactment of teen courtship from 40 different voices. Lead Youth Producer: Paolo Sambrano TRT: 6:00 Screenings: San Francisco International Film Festival Berkeley Film & Video Festival Orinda Film Festival Tower of Youth Festival (Sacramento, CA) Reel Teens Film Festival (New York NY) Do It Your Damn Self Film Festival (Cambridge, MA) Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival (Birmingham, AL) KDOL TV (Oakland, CA) Access SF (San Francisco, CA) Awards: Grand Festival Award-Young Producers (Berke...
|Life At Church - LeShanti Smith|
Life at Church takes a look into the filmmaker's favorite place -- church. By: LeShanti Smith. TRT: 1 min 51 sec
|Passing Judgement - Alex Asefaw|
Passing Judgment explores how people are often judged based on their looks, even though people have a lot more to offer than assumptions may suggest. By: Alex Asefaw. TRT: 5 min 6 sec
|Eyes and Ears - Karla Gallardo|
Eyes and Ears explores the challenges and advantages of being raised by immigrants. By: Karla Gallardo TRT: 3 min 29 sec
|Realizing (And some may never see) - LaTanya Tickle Green|
Realizing (And some may never see) explores the realities of people depending on one another. By: LaTanya Tickle Green. TRT: 3 min 29 sec
|Neighborhood Related - Brandon Franklin|
Neighborhood Related explores life in the Western Addition through the eyes of one San Francisco young person. By: Brandon Franklin. TRT: 4 min 39 sec
Keywords: Western Addition; violence; neighborhood; teen perspective
Downloads: 1,383 (1 review)
|Mikewest - Michael Maldonado|
Mikewest is an exploration into alternative education options. By: Michael Maldonado. TRT: 4 min 51 sec
|No More Regrets - Antonette E. Santiago|
No More Regrets explores how, when someone passes away, those surviving the deceased realize how big an impact the deceased has had on their lives. By: Antonette E. Santiago. TRT: 5 min 26 sec
|One Day at the Park - Michael Yip|
One Day at the Park uses basketball as a metaphor to encourage perseverance despite repeated failures. By: Michael Yip. TRT: 1 min 40 sec
|Breaking the Mode - Jarrel Phillips|
Breaking the Mode proposes that leaders are individuals who are willing to stand out and are not afraid to stand up for what they believe and who inspire other people to take action as well. This idea of leadership is conveyed through a poem by Nelson Mandela: "Our Deepest Fear." By: Jarrel Phillips. TRT: 6 min 24 sec
Keywords: Leadership; Leader
|3:5:14:00:100 - Aaron Chiang|
3:5:14:00:100 is a documentary about the filmmaker's baseball team, a team that works hard and has fun, but consistently loses games. By: Aaron Chiang. TRT: 6 min 9 sec
|The Struggle - Zack Loheed|
The Struggle is a film about the struggle between funding public schools versus funding the military. By: Zack Loheed. TRT:1 min 56 sec
Keywords: Education; public schools; budget
|I Don't Know - Kate Osipova|
I Don't Know looks at how people are so busy that they become preoccupied with little things and do not take time to recognize the uniqueness of their lives. By: Kate Osipova. TRT: 4 min 15 sec
|Run It Through - Aisha Lawrence, Kate Osipova, and Lydia Tulba|
Run it Through is about high school students’ struggles trying to get into college. By: Aisha Lawrence, Kate Osipova, and Lydia Tulba. TRT: 4 min 30 sec
Keywords: college admissions; college applications
|At the Dinner Table - Diem Vo|
A family describes their experiences in Vietnam while at the dinner table.
|Mi Familia - Janel White-Taylor|
A story of my family.
Keywords: Society: Families
|Victims Fashion - Tyler Garner, Jarrel Phillips, Jay Yu, and Tania Cervantes|
Victims of Fashion is about local sweatshops and the effects they have on the workers in our economy, exposing audiences that sweatshop use is not only a problem in developing countries, but within our borders as well. By: Tyler Garner, Jarrel Phillips, Jay Yu, and Tania Cervantes. TRT: 5 min 26 sec
Keywords: sweatshops; fashion; exploitation
|Productivity - Isaiah Burdon|
A teen chooses to lead an active life.
|Faces For the Future - Rene Macias|
Video Project of Faces For the Future program based in Oakland.
Keywords: Faces; Health; Education
D.I.Y. stands for "Do It Yourself" a band who refuses to conform to mainstream commercial interests.
|Four Months in the United States - Jon Garner|
A recent immigrant from El Salvador describes his life.
|D.I.Y. - Anthony Allesandroni|
D.I.Y. describes the underground music scene. By: Anthony Allesandroni. TRT: 4 min 38 sec
Keywords: diy; underground music
|Welcome to My Unhappy Streets - Alicia Butler|
Welcome to My Unhappy Streets is about the unhappy streets of Bayview Hunters Point. By: Alicia Butler.TRT: 1 min 20 sec
|Women: Finally Unraveled - Sean Cobb|
Women: Finally Unraveled takes the viewer on a search to understand the mysterious female gender. By: Sean Cobb.TRT: 2 min 43 sec